Success Stories

HPE PRIVATE CLOUD ON SYNERGY SOLUTION


CUSTOMER PROFILE:

A $ 44.3 billion Indian MNC and a premium global conglomerate in the league of fortune 500 with presence in 35 countries anchored by more than 1.2l employees across sectors including metals, textiles, carbon black, telecom, cement and financial services.

CUSTOMER BACKGROUND
  • Earlier customer used 80 HPE bl460 servers across 5 c7000 enclosure
  • Some servers are Gen7, Gen8, and Gen9
WHY HPE SYNERGY SOLUTION
  • HPE has unique Enterprise Compute Solutions of Composable Hardware called Synergy
  • Some of the key feature include OneView Management, DAS storage , Image streamer and Automate or build a cloud with the Unified API
BUSINESS ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
  • Unplanned downtime as servers age, has made it difficult to monitor, manage and maintain
  • Need to create different Hyper V Clusters due to number of servers with different configuration and hardware limitation
  • Managing SAN and Networks need more effort because of 5 different consoles for different Enclosures
  • RAW storage needed for one of their applications
  • Any critical firmware upgrade is a big challenge for all 80 servers
SOLUTION COMPONENT
  • 3 HPE Synergy Frames with 27 SY 480 Gen10 Servers,
  • Along with 40GB QSFPs for Network and SAN connection
KEY OUTCOME
  • Customer has consolidated their old servers from 80 physical Servers to 27 Servers and there is almost one Rack free and one server is redundant with 9 Server slots that are free
  • Solution provided with HPEs Data Center Care support which gives the client dedicated Account support manager , a level elevated support team with onsite engineer 2 time s in a year for firmware update
  • OneView helps generate consolidated reports of resource utilization and also when updating firmware
  • SAN and Network of all three Frames are managed using a single console.
  • Update of firmware of the individual servers from repository & reduction in number of clusters because of identical hardware
  • Moving VMS from one enclosure to another is fast and easy due to higher Backend speed